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Sarah Worthington King Peter portrait
Description: Portrait of Sarah Worthington King Peter (1800-1877), daughter of Thomas Worthington, painted by Jean Aubery in 1854. Sarah Worthington King Peter was a nineteenth-century American philanthropist and patron of the arts who established the Ladies' Academy of Fine Arts. She converted to Roman Catholicism in 1855 and used her wealth and influence to establish a number of convents in the archdioceses of Philadelphia and Cincinnati. She also made several trips to Europe where she purchased artwork for the Ladies' Academy of Fine Arts and the Art School of Cincinnati. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04649
Subjects: Multicultural Ohio--Ohio Women; Artists; Religion in Ohio; Art museums; Women--Ohio--History; Women--Charities
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